Whether people are downsizing, renovating their homes, in the midst of moving to a new location or looking to add more living space, storage units are rented for all types of reasons. Similarly, given that tastes and preferences differ, storage units are often loaded with a wide variety of items, many of them that require [Read More]
Condos are a hot commodity in the Greater Toronto Area, as sales surged 24 percent in the third quarter, according to the Toronto Real Estate Board. But with the size of condo units averaging just 749 square feet, many baby boomers are having a hard time adjusting to smaller living conditions.
"I just kept thinking, if [Read More]
It won't be long before snow is in the forecast, and the Ontario Provincial Police wants Canadians to spend the time between now and then to get themselves and their cars ready for winter driving season.
Larry Beechey, provincial commander of traffic safety and operational support for the OPP, said that while slippery roads are often [Read More]
A considerable number of Canadians are concerned that the global economic climate may impact their ability to retire.
According to financial services organization Sun Life Financial, a majority of respondents age 45 and older said they spent a great deal of time worrying about whether they will have enough money to live comfortably in retirement.
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Few Canadians properly dispose of items that can be detrimental to the environment, a new survey suggests.
Conducted by Raw Materials Company, the poll found that just 37 percent of Canadians discarded their used batteries in a proper fashion. Furthermore, even though 87 percent of respondents knew that throwing used batteries in the garbage was a [Read More]
With Halloween approaching and kids preparing themselves for a fun-filled night of trick-or-treating, dentists are encouraging parents to make sure their kids practice discretion when consuming sweet treats, as they can be a nightmare for kids' oral hygiene.
According to the Ontario Dental Association, tooth decay is the second-most common reason why kids are absent from [Read More]
While retirement is often viewed as vacation time, a considerable number of Ontarians won't be spending their post-career years lounging around.
According to a poll conducted by Harris/Decima on behalf of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, 70 percent of Ontarians said they plan on working after they retire from their main jobs.
"Our CIBC Poll shows [Read More]
A new report has been released that details what Canadian universities make the grade when it comes to student satisfaction, career preparation and the quality of education, among other criteria.
The Globe and Mail's Canadian University Report 2012 details 60 Canadian campuses that are attended by more than 33,000 undergraduates. It's the 10th year the newspaper [Read More]
When people rent out a storage unit, many individuals find that the space is filled up quickly because they have so many things they want to put away. As a result, this often forces individuals to buy a second storage closet.
While this may be necessary at times, with a few space conservation tips – and [Read More]
Recent data released indicates that a considerable number of Canadians suffer from workplace stress.
According to Statistics Canada, in 2010, 3.7 million working adults described their everyday lives as significantly stressful, with an additional 6.3 million saying they're at least a little stressed most of the time. Of those who felt anxious regularly, nearly 65 percent [Read More]
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